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  • noun pathology A malignant tumour of plasmacytes

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  • noun neoplasm of plasma cells (usually in bone marrow)


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  • In Karam v Palmone Shoes Pty Ltd [2010] VSC 3, the Supreme Court of Victoria heard two related matters in which the plaintiff alleged that exposure to chemical solvents in his employment with the defendant caused him to suffer asthma, associated psychological illness, plasmacytoma and multiple myeloma (a type of cancer).

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  • Solitary plasmacytoma of bone and asymptomatic multiple myeloma.

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  • However, the routine use in assessing the extent of bone disease in addition to skeletal radiographs is unclear, and is not recommended on a routine basis in most patients except those with apparent solitary plasmacytoma.

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  • Solitary plasmacytoma of bone and extramedullary plasmacytoma.

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  • Larson DR, Bida JP et al. Immunoglobulin free light chains and solitary plasmacytoma of bone.

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  • The finding that poly (I: C) synergized with pSP-D-CD40L is similar to the report of Liu et al. that poly (I: C) combined with agonistic CD40 antibody protected mice from J558 plasmacytoma tumors [14].

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  • To our knowledge, this is the second case of IgM myeloma presenting with plasmacytoma and the first case of IgM myeloma presenting with cord compression caused by plasmacytomas.

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  • (LTCL), lymphoblastic B cell lymphoma (LBCL), diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the histiocyte/T cell rich variant of DLBCL (DLBCL-HA/T cell rich DLBCL), splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL), follicular B cell lymphoma (FBL) and plasmacytoma (PCT).

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